Ekibana - the most ancient Japanese art of literatethe layout of natural materials. Although initially it was used solely for sacral purposes, over time the religious aspect ceased to play a great role. Today, eekbana is a great way to decorate a house, to bring some new note into it. And it does not have to be exactly oriental motives, because this art has gained popularity all over the world and there are an incredible number of schools and methods that will help you with your choice. Especially relevant is the autumn eekbana. Why? The answer is simple. After all, it is in the fall that there are fewer and fewer flowers, and making bouquets to decorate the house becomes more problematic. At the same time, an incredible amount of other natural material appears (dry leaves of amazing colors, acorns, chestnuts, cones, fruit of trees, dry grass, etc.) which can be perfectly used for making natural autumn compositions. In addition, such material is much more practical because it does not so quickly succumb to the destructive influence of time and can delight you for months. Preparing for autumn eekbana production is betterstart in advance in early autumn. After all, the autumn weather is so unstable and unexpected rains or frosts in the middle of October can spoil all your plans. Therefore, it is better to arrange for yourself a lovely September day a short walk around the nearby forest and collect everything that can be useful in the manufacture of your masterpiece. It can be dry leaves, the last autumn flowers, the tree bark, fruits, dry grass and anything else that seems to you original. When you have already accumulated enough material, it is important to properly prepare it. Leaves and flowers should be dried. You can do this by hanging them "upside down" in a dry, dark place. If you want the color to be brighter you need to leave your material in diluted water with 2 to 1 glycerin. Also twigs, dry grass and other materials can be sprayed with hairspray (perhaps with sparkles). After that, they will look even brighter. For the shape of autumn eekbana you can use a tall narrow or wide vase. Or, more originally, artificial supports. Excellent for these purposes, cut a tree or pumpkin. For attaching the details of the autumn eekbans to each otheruse wet sand, ceramic drainage, foam. Heavy branches are best strengthened with a solution of gypsum. You can also make a hole with a thin drill in a wooden cut and fill them with a putty, but always so that it is in the tone of the main color. In general, the process of making an autumn eekbanacompletely depends on your imagination and possibilities. The only requirement before starting work is the formation of the main "skeleton" of the composition. Think about it from the very beginning, in order to understand approximately to what result in the form you are striving for. Further, you can completely give your creation to the creative work. Add small leaves and roots, already prepared dry flowers or twigs covered with varnish - do whatever you like. The main thing is that the final result should look harmonious and perfectly match the colors used by you. If you want the autumn eekbanalooked even more original and went beyond the generally accepted canons, do the following. Stick the dried flowers and leaves into the peel from orange or grapefruit. This will give your composition a bit of tropical shades on the background of the delightful Russian nature. Also actively use soft and flexible twigs for connection, perfect willows, they will help you to combine all elements of autumn eekbana so that they look more organically. Thus, autumn eekbana is excellentway to decorate your home, workplace for a long time. It is also a wonderful way to get out of your creative abilities, because the manufacturing process requires a fair amount of extraordinary solutions. Fantasize, create, create something out of the ordinary and let your family be proud and enjoy your masterpieces!